SISTER CORINNE LANGE
Sister Corinne Lange, OSB, 94, a nurse whose career spanned 43 years, entered into eternal life on August 7 following a brief illness. She was born on April 13, 1919 in Nazareth, TX to John and Louise Lange. She entered St. Scholastica Convent in 1934 and made her monastic profession on June 24, 1937. She earned her nursing certificate at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Boonville, MO in 1945 and worked as a nurse in Boonville, MO; Amarillo, TX; and Clarksville, Van Buren, Morrilton, and Dermott, AR for 43 years, specializing in obstetrics from 1957-83. Following her retirement from nursing, Sister Corinne did parish work in St. Joseph Church, Amarillo, TX; and St. Benedict Church, Subiaco until 1996. After retiring to the monastic infirmary, she worked in the monastery gift shop and enjoyed sewing, arts and crafts, and completing jigsaw puzzles.
She is survived by nieces, nephews and her religious family, the Benedictine sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her sisters, Therese Irlbeck, Mary Dirks, Elizabeth Johnson, Sister Cordelia Lange, OSB and Anna Frail; and her brothers, Joseph, Father Cyril, and Aloys.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Scholastica Continuing Care Fund, P. O. Box 3489, Fort Smith, AR 72913. Donate In Sr. Corinne Lange’s Memory
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